Please read the following information carefully before submitting an article.
Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made an essential contribution to the idea, conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported research. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where others have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
The author of the paper should be the person who made the greatest contribution to the creation of the manuscript. All those who contributed to the making of the work should be listed in the paper and as co-authors. If other contributors took part in the preparation of making the same work should be listed or admitted as associates.
Before accepting a final version of the paper for publication is necessary that the author and all co-authors approved the final version.
Privacy change in authorship relates to the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of the author (co-author) names in the accepted version of the paper. An amendment to the data on the authors or co-authors is not possible after acceptance and publication in the online version.
If there is a need to amend the information on the authors, it is necessary to state the following:
1. The reason for the addition or deletion of the author.
2. A written confirmation (send it scanned by e-mail) where all the authors agree that the notified operation is a named person is added or removed from the list of authors.
Requirements that are not sent by the respective author (corresponding author) will not be considered.
The journal publishes articles containing original research. The text of the article should not contain previously published original scientific results.
All manuscripts, before sending for an external peer-review, will be checked for originality and tested with iThenticated or Unicheck software. By submitting their manuscripts to the journal authors are agreeing to any necessary originality checks.
Plagiarism implies the use of another author's work without permission or acknowledgment. A manuscript that is less than 80% originality will be rejected by the editor before peer-reviewed.
Also, RS Global publisher, while defining plagiarism, takes into account the following definitions:
- Literal copying
Copying the work word by word, in general, or in parts, without permission or acknowledgment of the source. Literal copying is clearly plagiarism and is easily detected by plagiarism software.
- Substantial copying
Replicating a substantial part of the work without permission and confirmation of the source. In determining what is "substantial", both the quantity and the quality of the copied content are relevant. Quality is measured by the relative value of copied text comparing to the whole text. Where the essence of the work was copied, even not a very big part of it, plagiarism is identified.
Copying may be made without literal replicating, used in the original work. This type of copying is known as paraphrasing and it may be the most difficult type of plagiarism to reveal.
The plagiarism presence in the manuscript is unacceptable and will lead to immediate rejection of the manuscript by the editorial board along with possible sanctions against authors.
Disclosure Statement About Conflicts of Interest
Full disclosure is required when you submit your manuscript to a journal.
You should include a relevant disclosure statement with the text of your manuscript. You can do this in conjunction with any acknowledgments and details of funders.
If there is no disclosure, we will then publish the following statement: “No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.” More information you can find on Conflicts of Interest page.
All articles are published in open-access and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). Hence, authors retain copyright to the content of the articles.
CC BY 4.0 License allows content to be copied, adapted, displayed, distributed, re-published or otherwise re-used for any purpose including for adaptation and commercial use provided the content is attributed.
Detailed information at Creative Commons site: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Structure of the Article
In the journal "International Journal of Innovative Technologies in Social Science" RS Global publishes the following type of articles:
- original research article - is the finished original experimental study;
- review articles - is a survey of previously published research on a topic.
Our publisher uses the Open Journal System that each author must use for submitting their manuscript. You have to Login or Register to make a submission.
A typical paper for this journal should be no more than 7000 words, inclusive of the abstract, tables, references, figure captions.
The article has to include the following parts:
Title. Should reflect an idea, content, and results of the research. Must be in short form, not more than 15 words.
Author Details. All contributors (authors) of a manuscript have to provide their full name, affiliation, and ORCID. One author will need to be identified as the corresponding author and additionally provide the email address.
Abstract. It should contain all outputs of the research and must be related to conclusions. The number of words must be on average 150-250.
Keywords. Should reflect the field of the research. The number of keywords should be 5-10 on average.
Materials and Methods.
Declaration of Interest Statement.
References. The author has to use APA (American Psychological Association) style. More information you can find in our References Guidelines.
Appendices (as appropriate).
All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
For making a submission of the manuscript the corresponding author has to login or create a new account. After that, the author can use a personal dashboard for submitting a new manuscript and tracking the article's status.
After Submission (Publishing Process)
The journal’s editorial office checks the manuscript to ensure that it is suitable for the peer-review process. In particular, the editor assistant carries out the first verification for plagiarism, checks that the manuscript is prepared according to the publisher's requirements.
After the first checking of the manuscript by the editorial office, it is transferring to the journal's Editorial Board. All manuscripts will have to be peer-reviewed, therefore Editor makes negotiations with potential reviewers and makes desition about their appointment for review manuscript. RS Global publisher uses "double-blind" peer-review. More information you can find on the Review Process page.
Article Processing Charges
All journals that publish by RS Global is Open Access. Article Processing Charges (APCs) allow the publisher to make articles immediately available online to anyone to read.
APCs are paid only after the manuscript had been reviewed and accepted for publication in the journal. APCs cover the costs of the publishing process, including peer-review administration, copy editing, hosting the files, website administration, etc.
Publishing an article in this journal requires an Article Processing Charge (APC) that will be billed to the author and will have to pay after acceptance article for publication. Apart from this Article Processing Charge there are no other fees (for example submission charges, page charges, or color charges).
The Article Processing Charge is 100 USD.
Additionally to APC, the authors can order the hard copy of the issue per 20 USD.
The names, email addresses, billing information, post address, phone numbers entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.